Tetramorium andohahela

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Formicoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Formicoidea

Familia: Formicidae
Subfamilia: Myrmicinae
Tribus: Tetramoriini
Genus: Tetramorium
Species: Tetramorium andohahela

Name[edit]

Tetramorium andohahela Hita Garcia & Fisher, 2012: 23, figs. 50, 78, 79, 80, 141

Holotype: CASC CASENT0454449, worker.
Paratypes: 25 workers with same data as holotype (BMNH: CASENT0484441; CASC: CASENT0454555; CASENT0484356; CASENT0484390; CASENT0484395; CASENT0484407; CASENT0484417; CASENT0484430; CASENT0484433; CASENT0484434; CASENT0484435; CASENT0484472; CASENT0484482; CASENT0484487; CASENT0484488; CASENT0484489; CASENT0484494; CASENT0484499; CASENT0484508; CASENT0484520; CASENT0484524; MCZ: CASENT0484469; MHNG: CASENT0484510; NHMB: CASENT0484555).
Type locality: MADAGASCAR, Toliara, Parc National d'Andohahela, Col du Sedro, 3.8 km 113° ESE Mahamavo, 37.6 km 341° NNW Tolagnaro, 24.76389 S, 46.75167 E, 900 m, montane rainforest, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), collection code BLF05010, 21.–25.I.2002.
Etymology: The species is named after the type locality, the Andohahela National Park.

References[edit]

  • Hita Garcia, F.; Fisher, B.L. 2012: The ant genus Tetramorium Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Malagasy region—taxonomic revision of the T. kelleri and T. tortuosum species groups. Zootaxa 3592: 1–85. Preview PDF Reference page